Pete Parnian has a graduate degree in operations research from the University of Michigan. He has been in the IT industry for more than 30 years, and in project management for the past 20 years. Prior to joining Infor, he worked at Oracle Corporation. He performed many functions, including project and program management, portfolio management, consulting operations, and global PMO. He has been an adjunct professor of project management for several universities, and has facilitated many project management training activities globally. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification holder.